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MISSION STATEMENT

The Pygora Breeders Association (PBA) is dedicated to the advancement and well-being of the Pygora goat.  PBA provides leadership in the promotion of the Pygora as a fleece producing animal, pet, and companion nationwide. We encourage ethical practices that will contribute to the long term expansion of the Pygora market. We offer social, business and educational opportunities to our members, and provide educational materials to FFA and 4-H.


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MEMBER BENEFITS

JOIN THE PBA BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR FIRST PYGORA GOAT

  • Become Familiar with the organization - Learn about Pygora goats and their owners.

  • Get Free Access to the Online Herdbook - Information for future breeding and pedigrees for animals you are considering. Research the breeder and animals before you purchase your first goat.

WHEN YOU OWN PYGORAS

  • PBA Advertises for Its Members - Ads paid for by the PBA in Hobby Farms Magazine, Spin-Off Magazine, Living Craft and Wild Fibers Magazine.

  • Free Quarterly Pygora Pypeline Newsletter - Printed newsletter filled with new member introductions, letter from the president, ramblings from the registrar, featured farm or member, helpful kidding, breeding, showing, etc. suggestions and fiber goat husbandry tips. Read stories being shared by other members. The Pygora Pypeline contains valuable information on what is happening in the Pygora world.

  • Free Classified Ad in the newsletter - Goat related ad is free for members.

  • Free Member Listing on the PBA Website - All members can be listed free on the PBA website.

  • PBA Member Discounts and Coupons - The PBA is always looking for possible discounts and coupons from fiber processors, feed dealers, suppliers and more to pass on to the membership.

  • Free Use of the PBA Display Banner - PBA educational display banner available to adult members, in good standing for public goat events. Member must pay all shipping costs.

  • Free Goat of  the Month posting - Goat of the Month photo is displayed on the PBA website homepage along with the name of the goat, breeder and owner.

  • Participate in Future Pygora Fleece Studies - Results of the 2011/2012 Fiber Study will be available to members.

  • Free Access to Educational Funds - Education Fund grant is available for the purpose of promoting and educating the general public regarding the Pygora goat. Members may apply for this grant.

  • Network - Make new friends and valuable business connections. Learn what other members are doing.  Belong to a special group of Pygora lovers and become a member of a very special and elite group of Pygora goat people. The common bond is their love for these little fleece producing animals. Don't be left out!

  • Make a Difference in the PBA Community - Members are encouraged to volunteer in any of several committee positions or run for a seat on the board. You can be a part of the decision making.

  • Vote - Adult members can vote for board members.

  • Reduced Rates for Services - Members get lower registrations and transfers fees.

  • Join the PBA Board Meeting Group - Monitor or participate in the discussions during the PBA board meetings. Let your voice be heard.

EVEN AFTER YOUR PYGORAS ARE GONE YOU HAVE FRIENDS FOR LIFE!


Goats of the Month March/April 2014

Rancho Amara's Clover and Graycie
Owned by Carrie McLachlan

More information about colors and fleece types are available in  About the Pygora goat

PBA Members, please submit your photos for "Goat of the Month" -- click here to see Past Goat of the Month photos.


FOR MORE INFORMATION:


WHAT'S NEW?

REMINDER -- Tattoo Letter for 2014 is E.

 


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